Level 3 - Childcare Apprenticeship GROVE HALL NURSERY LTD

Working in a childcare setting with children ranging from ages 0 - 5. You will be working towards an Advanced Diploma in Early Years. Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months. This apprenticeship requires dedication, commitment & punctuality for you to be successful. This apprenticeship will open doors to a variety of future roles & career paths.

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Closing date: 20 Nov 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supporting the development of the childcare provision
  • Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures the child learns whilst having fun
  • Assisting in meeting Ofsted requirements
  • Being a team player
  • Providing challenging and stimulating activities for children appropriately
  • Responsibility for equal opportunity in delivery
  • Supporting children’s learning and development
  • Supporting children’s self-help needs
  • Being creative and enthusiastic
  • Following Safeguarding rules and regulations

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 - Advanced Diploma Early Years Educator:

  • Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months
  • You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship, as well as a mentor within the nursery
  • Apprentices must successfully evidence a First Aid qualification approved by EYFS

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Developing into a Level 3 practitioner, with the potential of a  position upon successful completion.   Other prospects could include applying for:

  • Room Leader positions
  • Possible management training
  • Springboard into primary education
  • Paediatric nursing
  • Continuous development in current nursery setting

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 and above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 and above) Essential

Things to consider

Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months. You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship to meet the criteria to pass the Apprenticeship, as well as a mentor within the nursery. Training will take place in the workplace You will need to attend online training with your Assessor for your 13-month apprenticeship, for your classroom-based learning and you will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor.

About the employer

Grove Hall is a private day nursery, offering places to children as young as five months to 4 years of age. The nursery is headed by an extremely experienced manager who has been working with children for the past 30 years and holds a BTEC and NVQ 3 in Childcare and Development as well as a Foundation Degree/BA in Early Years Education. We also employ a number of highly trained nursery nurses. All staff undergo thorough DBS checks. In addition, certain members of staff hold First Aid Certificates relevant to young children. At Grove Hall nursery they understand the importance of appreciating staff and all the hard work they put into the setting and supporting children. They offer a range of benefits such as: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner cooked by the nursery chef Birthday and Christmas gift Birthday off Christmas bonus Pension scheme Team building events- such as outings covered by the nursery 30 days annual leave! ( Plus bank holidays) The nursery aims to provide a friendly, homely and caring environment in which children will be able to grow in confidence, independence and social awareness. They also aim to recognise the individual needs of every child and to provide a safe, secure and stimulating environment. Grove Hall Nursery Ltd is located in a renovated church hall which is bright, stimulating, and safe and the team of trained nursery nurses and assistants enable your child to develop and learn to achieve their full potential. This warm nurturing approach creates an environment that every discerning parent looks for when choosing childcare to meet their needs.




59 Balham Grove


SW12 8BD

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Training provider



Kirsty Mcdougall


020 3137 1470

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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